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when a person has HIV or full blown aids, it harms the immune system

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AIDS has nothing to do with age. You can be born with AIDS if your mother has it. You can get it any time by contact with infected body fluid like blood or semen. The most common way to get AIDS is by unprotected sex.

By being infected with the AIDS virus.

By swapping body fluids with someone who's infected with HIV, then waiting until it develops into AIDS.

AIDS is very much still a part of the world and many get infected with the HIV virus every year.

After several years of HIV infection,the CD4 count (an integral part of the immune system) drops below 200 and then someone has AIDS. That or they are diagnosed with one of 26 "AIDS defining illnesses" But you cant get AIDS without first becoming infected with HIV.

It may effect any part of the body.

About 1.1 people in the United States are infected with HIV/AIDS

No you can not get HIV or AIDS from drinking from an infected person glass.

A person infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, can show no symptoms. AIDS is the disease characterized by the symptoms.

Zambia on the continent of Africa has the highest rate of AIDS and % infected.

Receive it from an infected person.

you get aids when an infected person introduces the virus into any living tissue of yours. aids is not a respecter of man as in law. it affects any body provided you avail yourself to its causes.

If your sperm has the HIV virus in it you are infected with the HIV virus in your entire body. AIDS is actually a collection of symptoms from damage done by the HIV virus on your body. HIV infection will always ultimately lead to AIDS. There is no cure. If you don't have AIDS, then you can't give it to yourself.

No they can not if neither is infected.

People get AIDS because they have been infected with the HIV virus.

No. Having unprotected sex with an aids infected person causes aids.

The HIV virus attacks the defense system of the body. With AIDS, a person's defenses against pathogens are lowered, thereby making it easier for outside agents to attack the body.

A person can become infected with AIDS through one of three ways. 1. They have sex with an infected person, and get HIV, which eventually leads to AIDS. 2. They get it from their mother. It passes along through the blood, and a HIV infected mother could have her baby infected with HIV, which, again, leads to AIDS. 3. Sharing a needle (I.E. drugs, diabetes shots, etc.) with a person who has AIDS. They have the HIV virus, which turns into AIDS after some time. -Peregrine

No. HIV is the first Part! HIV is attracted if having sex with another boy or girl that already has it. AIDS is the final stages!

ANY age can be affected by HIV AIDS. You could be in your 90s and get infected, or if you were born from an infected mother, you could be born infected.

No. In order to have the disease known as AIDS (which is not a virus itself, but a syndrome), a person needs to be infected by the HIV virus. It is the HIV virus that causes AIDS.

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